UCD Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence

New Political Economy of Europe

UCD’s Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at the Dublin European Institute is dedicated to advancing new teaching and research in European political economy.

Our mission is to re-engage the street and advance a critical debate on the future of European integration.

Democratic Legitimacy

Does global corporate tax avoidance necessitate a common European tax system?

Economic Governance

Can diverse political economies converge within the constraints of European monetary integration?

Protest and Politics

Is the rise of populist politics in Europe - and associated parliamentary volatility - a direct outcome of the EU policy response to the euro crisis?

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Announcing the PhD Winter School

The Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at University College Dublin is proud to invite PhD candidates conducting research aligned with the New Political Economy of Europe: Re-Engaging the Street project.

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NPEE Seminar Series 2019-20

We are putting together a comprehensive Seminar programme for the academic year 2019-20 addressing the research themes of the Centre.

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President Michael D Higgins launches the Centre

UCD was honoured to welcome President Michael D. Higgins and his wife Sabina to the Sutherland School of Law on 28 March, 2019. President Higgins gave the inaugural lecture to launch the new Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in the New Political Economy of Europe.

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A new mind for Europe

President Michael D Higgins has warned that European unity is in danger due to the Union's handling of the economy.